A new report this morning – must be taken with the utmost caution – of MySmartPrice confirms rumors of a spring launch for AirPower, and says that updated AirPods will have a "new design" and a grip-inclined coating. The source also requires improved audio quality of the buttons, a black color range and an improved design that provides a better bass response.

According to the source, the new coating on the way to AirPods 2 is similar in style to the glass on the back of the Google Pixel 3. For those unfamiliar, the back of the Pixel 3 has a matte, soft feeling glass that ensures an always subtle grip – apparently accentuated when it is placed in your ears.

The rumor suggests that not only the upper part of the AirPod 2 buttons will have this coating, but also the entire housing. As far as the price is concerned, $ 199 is the number mentioned, although it seems more speculative than anything else.

The source also speaks on AirPower and says that the mat will be thicker than originally intended, thanks to the 8-7-7 coil configurationHowever, Apple will tempt users with exclusive & # 39; functions related to the mat that is not expected until iOS 13. However, it is unclear what & # 39; functions & # 39; Apple could be or even be able to stop a charging mat via software. The report calls for a price tag of $ 149, but that looks more like a guess than a confirmed word.

Interesting is a separate sketchy report by DroidShout Earlier this week it also called for a new grip coating to debut on the back glass of iPhone 11, but more concrete evidence confirming that this claim has yet to be discovered.

The last time MySmartPrice and AirPods 2 made the headlines back in November when the site initially reported that the Bluetooth 5.0 headphones were receiving the SIG certification.

The most solid knowledge we have about AirPods 2 comes from Digitimes, who reported last month that headphones would be launched in the first half of this year with improved health tracking features.

This is the first real conversation we have heard of a new coating that could provide better grip on future Apple products. Are you excited? What about the prospect of black AirPods finally? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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